1. Job No: A simple number assigned to a specific printing work in a printing firm to track the progress of the work. This will also be required for future references and therefore part of the record keeping process.
The Job ticket will also contain the details in brief. For example when a book of a particular size is to be printed, the ticket will indicate the job No, Book size, colors, special insertions if any, No of copies, Paper to be used, Starting date, and job to be completed date which of course will be filled at the end .
The ticket will also bear the works order No to indicate that the work has been authorized. The job ticket will provide a lasting record of various jobs actually completed and remains valuable management tool to determine future budgets, predict equipment failure rate, material consumption, and other important information meant for decision making. This document also provides important details about goods and services rendered for the same job earlier if any. Once the job is completed,the final costing is done based on the Job ticket for raising the invoice.
The art of jogging has now been taken over by the automatic joggers in the presses where huge stocks of papers are handled. This machine, basically meant for document handling has been found to be more useful where huge stocks are handled everyday. A simple vibration machine with sloped platform evens-up stacks of paper in operation. The paper jogger help align bills, mailers and invoices for mailing, folding, inserting or opening thus increasing the efficiency of the operations hereto manually done. Paper jogging machines have become a convenient tool for printers and paper converters who require perfectly aligned sheets for quality output.